DIGOXIN BLOOD (DIG)
: Latex Microparticle Agglutination
: 0-150 yrs: Therapeutic range: 0.8 - 2.0 ng/mL
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin)
: Red top (no gel)
: 1 dark green microtainer
: 5 mL blood
: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
: See special instructions
: Refrigerated (2-8° C): 2 days; frozen (-20° C) for longer storage
Reasons for Rejection
: Patient on Digibind; Hemolysis
: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
: Draw immediately before next dose - refrigerate if not delivered immediately. Draw before administration of therapeutic antibodies - results are falsely elevated after administration.
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